In the 1700s the official religion was Church of England after Henry 8th parted with Rome. The Queen or King is the head of this religion. The Anglican church became the official church of England and anyone who disagreed with the church faced persecution,or harassment
King William III dies in 1702 and Queen Anne, his sister in law takes over from 1702 to 1714. Anne dies and King George I reigns from 1714 to 1727 when he dies. His son King George II was then king until 1760.